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One of the latest innovations from HOMAG is woodCommander 5 the new software generation. Since 2022, it has been used additionally to establish direct connections to the edge band management

Rapid Development


Throughout its company history of more than 60 years, the HOMAG Group has developed a huge range of innovations and has established these products on the market. Now a global business, it has developed into a technology leader in its industry. Thanks to its engineering skill and foresight, the HOMAG Group has established itself as a world market leader.

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1960Hornberger Maschinenbau oHG is founded by Eugen Hornberger and Gerhard Schuler
1962The world's first edge banding machine based on the hot-cold process is developed
1965Double-sided edge banding machines are developed
1967The first combined dimensioning and edge banding machine is developed
1970The first panel dividing saw with pressure beam is developed
1974The first CNC machine is developed
1975The first electronic machine control system is developed
1976BRANDT is integrated into the company
1977HOMAG Machinery São Paulo is founded
First continuous operation press is developed
1978Lignos software developed as a solution for the furniture industry
1980First computer-controlled area storage system
FRIZ is integrated into the company
1985The first furniture production line is developed
BARGSTEDT is integrated into the company
1986WEEKE is integrated into the company
1987The first shaped part throughfeed machine for dimensioning and edging is developed
HOLZMA is integrated into the company
1989The first processing center for shaped parts is developed
1990LIGMATECH is integrated into the company
1992The woodWOP CNC programming system is introduced
1993The first automatic wall and gable production system is developed
1994HOMAG Machinery Shanghai (China) is founded
1996The first packaging system for pre-fabricated furniture is developed
1997The first high-performance assembly line with robotic feeding is developed
1998WEINMANN is integrated into the company
2001The powerLine high-performance machine for batch size 1 production is developed
2002WBZ series for joinery and beam processing
BÜTFERING integrated into the company
2003TORWEGGE integrated into the company
2004Procedures for producing, edging and finishing lightweight panels are established
HOMAG Machinery Środa is founded
2005The printLine edge printing process using inkjet is established
2007Floated on the stock market
doubleEdge lightweight construction technology is developed
2008The SORB TECH shock-absorbing basic machine design is developed
2009The laserTec edge banding process with no visible joints is developed
The panel process center for processing solid wood elements is launched on the market
2010The new reacTec laminating technology is developed
2011HOMAG Machinery Bangalore (India) is founded
2013The new powerTouch user interface is developed
2014The majority takeover by Dürr is concluded
2015Sales exceed the one-billion mark for the first time in the company's history
2015Automation through integrated robots
2017One Company - One Brand. The new brand strategy provides clarity and facilitates orientation on a global scale. All products now bear the HOMAG logo.
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2017Foundation of tapio as the digital ecosystem of the branch.
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2018Automated guided vehicles as a connection of individual machines and cells
2018Virtual commissioning with a digital twin
2018Foundation of the Digital Factory
2020HOMAG CUBE: Your central component for the digital workshop
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2020Full takeover of long-standing sales and service partner HOMAG China Golden Field (HCGF) strengthens leading position in China.
2020Majority takeover of the Danish engineering and manufacturing company System TM A/S strengthens activities in the timber construction business area.
2021Majority takeover of the Danish machine builder Kallesoe Machinery A/S - a further milestone in the expansion of the timber construction business area.
2022Strategic partnership with Karl Heesemann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, in order to be able to offer a universal sanding machine portfolio.